Preparing for AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional Level Certification Exam

Posted on January 18, 2015 by Himanshu Sachdeva | Comments(2)

AWS recently announced their second Professional level certification exam that is little different from it’s previous professional level exam as the new one merges two certification tracks into one. Their Developer & SysOps Administrator exam at associate level converge into a single exam at professional level that is AWS Certified DevOps Engineer certification exam.

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Steps to convert RHEL-BASED PV instances to HVM

Posted on November 5, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

My previous blog will give you an idea as to why HVM instances in AWS are better than PV instances and why people prefer using HVM instances over PV instances. Moreover, the HVM instances offered by Amazon are cheaper than the PV ones. For example, PV m1.medium costs $0.087 per Hour whereas, HVM m3.medium costs $0.070 per Hour.

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Virtualization in Amazon Web Services

Posted on October 16, 2014 by CloudThat | Comments(1)

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances are the central part of’s cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS). An instance type determines the hardware of the host computer used. Each instance type offers different compute and memory capabilities.

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